Outstanding Achievements!

Ursuline High School is pleased to report the outstanding achievements by its students in their A levels and Vocational  qualifications this summer.

70% of results were at A*/A and 90% at A*/B. Biology, History, Maths and Languages were all above 80% A*/A. Applied Science students gained 90% D*/D [equivalent to A*/A]

Our top 3 performing students were

  • Faith  4A* in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Psychology
  • Rebecca  3A* in Maths, Economics and Sociology and 1 A grade in Further Maths
  • Ana  3A*s in Music, Psychology and Spanish and 1 A grade in English Literature

Congratulations to Elisa on gaining her place at Murray Gates College Cambridge to read Psychological and Behavioural Sciences and Ellen on her place at Queens College Oxford to read Biomedical Sciences. The highest recorded percentage of students gained their places at their first choices University including a wide range of subjects from Medicine, Engineering, Psychology, Business Studies, Geography, Mathematics Literature.

Ursuline Headteacher Ms Waters said:

“We are immensely proud of all the work and achievements of our students, especially after such a difficult and disrupted year. Our teachers have worked tirelessly to ensure students meet their aspirations. Our on line learning provision was outstanding in facilitating students in their progress and preparation for University and Apprenticeships.  Well done to the whole Ursuline Community, students, staff, Parents and Governors!"


Our Sixth Form team said:

“Huge congratulations to the Class of 2021 for their impressive achievements and onward destinations – 87% of our students were accepted into their first choice University! Studying a range of courses that include Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Law, Astrophysics, Midwifery, Neuroscience, Fine Art and Languages we are very proud to see 54% of our students moving on to Russell Group and 64% to Sutton Trust Top 30 Universities. We wish all of our young people moving on to Apprenticeships, University, Gap Year or Employment the very best for the future and look forward to hearing all about their next steps soon.”


Students with  3A*s or equivalent:

Carina  D*D* in Business BTEC and D* in IT BTEC

Angelica  D*D* in Business BTEC and A* in Sociology

Claudia  D*D* in Business BTEC and D* in IT BTEC

Mia  3A* in English Literature, Geography and History

Tara  3A* in English Literature, Geography and History

Emily  3A* in English Literature, History and Maths

Niamh  3A* in English Literature, History and Economics

Fiona  3A* in Physics, History and Maths

Ellen  3A* in Biology, Geography and Maths

Elisa 3A* in Business Studies, Psychology and Sociology

Madeleine  3A* in Art, English Literature and History

Joanna  3A* in Politics, Psychology and Sociology

Sophie  3A* in Biology, Maths and Psychology

Leah  3A* in English Language, History and Art Photography

Thought for the Week
God will give you the necessary strength, provided you do what you can.
Prologue to the Counsels/16